TITLE

CHAPTER IV: Fiction 1912-1949

PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Students' Guide to African American Literature, 1760 to the Pres;2003, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
This chapter discusses African American fiction written during the period of 1912-1949. The representative works of fiction that will be considered in this chapter include The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man, by James Weldon Johnson, selections from Jean Toomer's Cane, Nella Larsen's Passing, Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, Richard Wright's Native Son and Ann Petry's The Street.
ACCESSION #
19313796

 

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